Category: ’Breastfeeding/Lactivism’

What are the typical breastfeeding challenges new mothers might encounter?

December 16th, 2013 by Dionna - Leave a comment

This article is part of the Building Blocks to a Healthy Breastfeeding Relationship series, a series I wrote to accompany a presentation I did for the Healthy Child Summit. Be sure to sign up for a free 22 day sneak preview at the Healthy Child Summit website. Beginning in February…

How can I prepare to breastfeed before baby is born?

November 18th, 2013 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Instead of being blindsided by breastfeeding when you have a newborn baby squalling in your arms, create a strong foundation for your healthy nursing relationship by preparing yourself ahead of time. Check out these 3 simple building blocks to a healthy breastfeeding relationship.

Milk Siblings: One Mama’s Milk Sharing Story (and Resources)

August 5th, 2013 by Dionna - 1 Comment

Amber, guest posting with me today, shares her experience as a pumping mama in the NICU. She pumped enough to feed her own preemie and was also able to donate breastmilk to a family in need. She wishes milk sharing were more culturally accepted – and easier to achieve.

Lactivist Ryan Gosling

August 3rd, 2013 by Dionna - 5 Comments

Breastfeeding mamas, the time is long overdue for a Lactivist Ryan Gosling. Enjoy these that I created for your viewing pleasure!

If You’re Worried About Your Kid Seeing Me Breastfeeding, You’re Doing It Wrong

August 1st, 2013 by Dionna - 13 Comments

I’m living the breastfeeding-as-a-cultural-norm dream. I belong to a great group of homeschoolers of all ages. And never. NEVER. have I seen any child of any age (or adult, for that matter) give one of us the side eye for nursing our children.

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